I am not comfortable seeing wildlife around my home. Can these animals just be removed?

These animals are a necessary part of our environment. Some are predators that eat vermin, insects, and carrion (dead animals). Some are prey that other animals use as a food source. Sometimes citizens request that these animals be captured and removed for no other reason than the fact that the animal is present. Relocation is not permitted when most of these animals are captured. They must be destroyed. This is neither practical nor desirable, if the animal is healthy and behaving normally. Finally, removal can often create a void that will quickly be filled by another animal.

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1. I see animals like raccoons and foxes during the day. Does this mean they are rabid?
2. I am not comfortable seeing wildlife around my home. Can these animals just be removed?
3. I am afraid my family or pets might be attacked by wildlife. What should I do?
4. What if a wild animal is causing damage to my property?
5. What does CASU do about wildlife?
6. What about birds?